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How autocratic regimes try to undermine democracy at home and abroad
A recent publication by Rachel Vanderhill of Wofford College’s department on government and international affairs charted the efforts of autocratic regimes to undermine the diffusion of democracy within their respective…
Charles Marsh | 17.12.2017
New periodic report looks into the global state of democracy
Study prepared by International IDEAIn November the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) based in Stockholm published the first edition of its new flagship report titled “The…
Andrew McAllister | 06.12.2017
Seven reasons why there should be open borders
Let’s be honest, most people are already in favor of free movement – at least for themselves. If we care about poverty and justice, we need to start working towards…
Aisha Dodwell | 05.12.2017
A strong planetary government for shared responsibilities
Our planet suffers many challenges such as armed conflict, excessive profits, human trafficking, corruption, environmental destruction, violation of freedom of belief or the violation of individual rights. This list is…
Dominique de Bumann | 28.11.2017
Survey confirms global support for democracy but also gives cause for concern
Large majority supports democracy in 38-nation surveyThe Pew Research Centre recently published the results of a 38-nation survey on global attitudes to democracy. According to the study, “there are reasons…
Charles Marsh | 20.11.2017
Global ID: digital system in the making to provide a legal identity for all
Implementing Sustainable Development Goal 16.9Having no legal identity means not existing officially. One fifth of the world’s population lacks proper identification and about 50 million children are born without legal…
Lisa Schüller | 13.11.2017
News from the Campaign for a UN Parliamentary Assembly
The Campaign for a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly (UNPA) has recorded numerous positive developments since May 2017. A significant milestone was reached in August when the 1500th member of parliament endorsed…
DWB | 09.11.2017
We need to proclaim humanity’s right to self-determination
From November 3-5, Milo Rau and the Institute for Political Murder (IIPM) convened a General Assembly at the theatre Schaubühne in Berlin as ”a concept of an actual world parliament” in…
Andreas Bummel | 06.11.2017
Survey on global risks and governance finds support for supranational decision-making
A survey on “attitudes to global risks and governance” on behalf of the Global Challenges Foundation carried out by ComRes in eight countries across the world’s regions reveals a grave…
Lisa Schüller | 30.10.2017
It is time to unite for defending and revitalizing democracy
A worldwide Coalition for Democratic Renewal In May, over sixty global intellectuals and democracy activists have issued The Prague Appeal for Democratic Renewal. The group, including Nobel laureate Svetlana Alexievich,…
Andreas Bummel | 04.10.2017
G20 Summit: Democracy Without Borders calls for a UN Parliament
On the occasion of the G20 Summit on July 7/8 in Hamburg, Democracy Without Borders called for the establishment of a Parliamentary Assembly to strengthen the United Nations. A model…
DWB | 10.07.2017
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